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Things to See and Do in Manchester

Culture, nightlife, history, and good fun in Greater Manchester

  1. Aerial map showing the location of Homeground, Manchester
    HOME, Manchester’s largest multi-arts venue, have launched a massive temporary outdoor arts space in the heart of the city. The new space, named Homeground, will be located on an 80,000ft2 future development site on First Street, just next to HOME.
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  2. Walking tour group
    Entertaining and comprehensive tour led by locals, covering our main attractions as well as the lesser-known quirks. We run Every Day at 11am, starting by the Alan Turing Memorial in Sackville Gardens. Booking is not required - just turn up!
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  3. The Science and Industry Museum building
    Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first railway warehouse. Encounter amazing objects and find out about ideas that were born in Manchester and changed the world forever.
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  4. RHS Garden Bridgewater visitor centre
    Opening 30 July 2020. Reviving the gardens of the historic 156 acre Worsley New Hall estate to create RHS Garden Bridgewater represents one of the largest gardening projects in Europe at this time.
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  5. The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, restaurants, shops, health club, cinema, casino, bowling alley and an elegant landscaped public square.
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  1. Co-operative Heritage Trails

    In 1844 the Rochdale Pioneers founded the principles of the modern Co-operation and shortly after, several Co-operative Societies were set up across Rochdale borough.

  2. Add The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama to your Itinerary

    The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

    Bridgeford Street, Manchester

    The Centre incorporates a studio theatre and a newly-built concert hall.

  3. Add Mecca Bingo to your Itinerary

    Mecca Bingo

    Bolton

    Located in the town centre, just two minutes walk from the bus and train station. A fully stocked bar and range of hot and cold food are available. Everyday at 1.30pm and 7.30pm its eyes down for BINGO! Large amusement arcade also availabe.

  4. Add Rena Spa at The Midland to your Itinerary

    Rena Spa at The Midland

    Manchester

    The Rena Spa at The Midland is the perfect environment to renew and rejuvenate your body and mind.

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  5. Add Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Library to your Itinerary

    Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society Library

    Piccadilly, Manchester

    Formed in 1964 and now one of the largest family history societies in the world.

  6. Add Middleton Arena to your Itinerary

    Middleton Arena

    Middleton

    At the heart of the arena is the 500 seat auditorium which provides a fully functioning theatre and music and conference centre with licensed bars and café.

  7. Add Left Bank cafe bar to your Itinerary

    Left Bank cafe bar

    Spinningfields, Manchester

    Whether you’re visiting the museum or not, why not pop in to our new cafe bar The Left Bank? Open both before the museum opens in the morning, and staying open long after it’s shut, it’s the place to be.

    With Manchester’s sunniest riverside…

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  8. Add South Nightclub to your Itinerary

    South Nightclub

    Manchester

    South is Manchester's original underground basement dive club.

  9. Add Chorlton Water Park to your Itinerary

    Chorlton Water Park

    Chorlton, Manchester

    Local nature reserve and site of biological importance. Canoeing, dinghy, sailing, windsurfing, angling, horse riding, orienteering, model boating and children's play area.

  10. Crompton Moor

    Oldham

    With a rich history and habitat value recognised by its Site of Biological Interest (SBI) status, Crompton Moor, when given over to OMBC in the mid-1970s, has been extensively reclaimed from its farming and mining past and there has been several…

  11. Add Sky High Adventure to your Itinerary

    Sky High Adventure

    Droylsden, Manchester

    Sky High Adventure provides a wide range of safe, fun and accessible adventure facilities all under one roof!

  12. Add Fletcher Moss Park to your Itinerary

    Fletcher Moss Park

    Manchester

    Renowned for their botanical beauty, the gardens contain many antiquated and unusual plants and flowers. The park has many of its original features. One being the orchid houses situated in the Parsonage Gardens adjacent to Fletcher Moss.

  13. Add Manchester Jewish Museum to your Itinerary

    Manchester Jewish Museum

    Manchester

    Chronicling the lives of Jewish people and their contribution to making the city what it is today.

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  14. Add Bollin Valley to your Itinerary

    Bollin Valley

    Wilmslow

    The southern boundary of Trafford follows the course of the River Bollin which flows through Hale, Bowdon and Dunham. There are signposted walks and an events program.

  15. Add KickAir to your Itinerary

    KickAir

    Manchester

    Kickair is the largest indoor activity park in the North West of England. It has an array of activities, including, exclusive rights to the Robokeeper, trampolines, climbing walls, soft play and much more.

  16. Salford’s Peel Park now has a Writer in Residence – uncovering weird and wonderful stories of the past and future

    It welcomed Queen Victoria in 1851 and was a hit with L.S. Lowry – Peel Park is a place rich with historic wonder and interesting goings-on, tucked down on the Salford Flood Plain. Now it has its own Writer in Residence: Adam Farrer.

  17. Add Piethorne Valley to your Itinerary

    Piethorne Valley

    Newhey, Milnrow

    2 miles from Newhey, the 6 reservoirs in the Piethorne Valley are surrounded by open moorland.

  18. Add Z-arts to your Itinerary

    Z-arts

    Manchester

    Z-arts is Manchester's only multi-artform venue dedicated to providing top quality creative experiences for young and old alike with afterschool, Saturday and holiday workshops.

  19. Add Arcade Club to your Itinerary

    Arcade Club

    Bury

    Play to your heart's content over two floors of arcade and pinball machines.

  20. Add Bugsworth Basin to your Itinerary

    Bugsworth Basin

    High Peak, Stockport

    Bugsworth Basin was the largest inland port on the narrow canal system. Restored by volunteers of the Inland Waterways Protection Society and re-opened to boats in 2005, today it is the only surviving canal and tramway interchange in the UK.

  21. Add AMF Bowling to your Itinerary

    AMF Bowling

    Bury

    Located in The Rock, AMF Bowling offers a licensed bar, café and an amusements zone cram-jammed with the latest games. Open 7 days a week

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